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Wordsworth, Barry (conductor)
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Barry Wordsworth (conductor)

Barry Wordsworth is the Principal Conductor of the BBC Concert Orchestra and the Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra as well as a frequent guest conductor with many of the major British orchestras including the London Symphony, the Philharmonia, the London Philharmonic, the Hallé and the City of Birmingham Symphony. In 1989 he made his first televised appearance at the BBC Proms and has continued to conduct during every Proms season since with the BBC Concert Orchestra. Highlights of Barry Wordsworth's career in recent seasons include appearances with the Brabants Orchestra the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, the Aarhus Symphony Orchestra, the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, the Haifa Symphony Orchestra, the Maastricht Symphony Orchestra and the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra. Last season he conducted the Sydney Symphony Orchestra as part of the Sydney Festival. Mr Wordsworth has conducted opera at Covent Garden, including performances of Don Giovanni and Carmen. He was Music Director of the Royal Ballet until 1995 and regularly conducts key productions with them and the Birmingham Royal Ballet, where he continues as Music Director. In 1998 he conducted Manon at the Opera Garnier with the Paris National Opera Ballet.

Albums

Arnold, Britten & Maconchy: Clarinet Concertos
CDH55060Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Jill Gomez South of the Border
CDA66500Archive ServiceDownload currently discounted
Maconchy, Arnold & Britten: Clarinet Concertos
CDH55060Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
McCabe: Edward II
CDA67135/62CDs

Complete works available for download

ANONYMOUS - TRADITIONAL
La Cucarachawith Jill Gomez (soprano), National Philharmonic Orchestra, The Markham and Nettle Piano Duo
ZEQUINHA DE ABREU (1880-1935)
Tico Ticowith National Philharmonic Orchestra
MALCOLM ARNOLD (1921-2006)
Clarinet Concerto No 1, Op 20with Dame Thea King (clarinet), English Chamber Orchestra
Clarinet Concerto No 2, Op 115with Dame Thea King (clarinet), English Chamber Orchestra
Scherzetto for clarinet and orchestrawith Dame Thea King (clarinet), English Chamber Orchestra
BENJAMIN BRITTEN (1913-1976)
Movement for clarinet and orchestrawith Dame Thea King (clarinet), English Chamber Orchestra
SIR NOËL COWARD (1899-1973)
Nina from Argentinawith Jill Gomez (soprano), National Philharmonic Orchestra, The Markham and Nettle Piano Duo
ALBERTO DOMÍNGUEZ (1913-1975)
Frenesiwith National Philharmonic Orchestra
Perfidawith Jill Gomez (soprano), National Philharmonic Orchestra
SEBASTIÁN DE IRADIER (1809-1865)
La Palomawith Jill Gomez (soprano), National Philharmonic Orchestra
JIMMY KENNEDY (1902-1984)
South of the borderwith National Philharmonic Orchestra
ELIZABETH MACONCHY (1907-1994)
Concertino No 1with Dame Thea King (clarinet), English Chamber Orchestra
Concertino No 2with Dame Thea King (clarinet), English Chamber Orchestra
JOHN MCCABE (b1939)
Edward IIwith Royal Ballet Sinfonia
COLE PORTER (1891-1964)
Begin the Beguinewith Jill Gomez (soprano), National Philharmonic Orchestra
GABRIEL RUIZ (?-?)
Amor, Amor, Amorwith Jill Gomez (soprano), National Philharmonic Orchestra
PABLO SANTOS (b?)
Cielito Lindowith Jill Gomez (soprano), National Philharmonic Orchestra
NAT SIMON (b?)
Poincianawith Jill Gomez (soprano), National Philharmonic Orchestra
MOISÉS SIMONS (1889-1945)
Peanut Vendorwith Jill Gomez (soprano), The Markham and Nettle Piano Duo
ALLIE WRUBEL (1905-1973)
The Lady in Redwith Jill Gomez (soprano), National Philharmonic Orchestra
VINCENT YOUMANS (1898-1946)
Flying down to Riowith Jill Gomez (soprano), National Philharmonic Orchestra
Orchids in the moonlightwith Jill Gomez (soprano), National Philharmonic Orchestra
The Cariocawith Jill Gomez (soprano), National Philharmonic Orchestra, The Markham and Nettle Piano Duo
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